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2015 CE Criteria and Activity Planning Process

Outcome: Nurse Planners will have knowledge to effectively develop, implement and evaluate continuing nursing education activities within the context of accreditation criteria to achieve outcomes that promote the professional development of ...

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A Nurse Manager’s Guide to the Ohio Nurse Practice Act (Nursing Scope of Practice)

Description: This independent study has been developed for nurse managers who wish to learn more about the Ohio Nurse Practice Act. OUTCOMES: The nurse will have a better understanding of the ...

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Addressing the Issue of Domestic Violence

Description: This independent study has been designed to inform nurses regarding domestic violence and how it may relate to their practice. Outcome: The nurse will have a better understanding regarding the ...

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Are You In Congestive Nursing Failure?

Description: This independent study has been developed to assist nurses understand critical thinking in their practice of nursing. OUTCOME: The nurse will apply their knowledge regarding the nursing process as a ...

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Are You Prepared to Prevent Medication Errors?

Description: This independent study was developed to help nurses regarding medication administration and the prevention of medication errors. Outcome: The learner will have an increased knowledge on professional responsibilities on administration ...

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Being an Expert Witness

Description: This independent study has been developed for nurses to explore various roles of a nurse expert witness. OUTCOME: The nurse will be able to define the role of consulting, factual ...

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Bipolar Disorder: Implications for Nursing Practice

DESCRIPTION This course will help nurses dealing with bipolar disorder patients. Steps to see the signs and symptoms, as well as the pharmacological and psychosocial treatment modalities available to help bipolar ...

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CE4Nurses Training Video Template

It wasn’t long ago when all we had to do was present our nursing license to a prospective employer and we would be hired and have work for life.  Today, ...

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Confused about Dementias

Description: This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand the problems of dementia. OUTCOME: This study will enhance the nurse’s knowledge on dementia and implications related to the ...

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Delegation by Licensed Nurses

Description: This independent study has been developed to enhance nurse’s ability to delegate appropriately and according to Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) rules. OUTCOME: The learner will have a better understanding ...

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Developing a Nursing IQ – Part 3: A Picture of Thought

INDEPENDENT STUDY Description: This independent study was designed to help the nurse understand the science and art of critical thinking. Outcome: The nurse will recognize nursing as both the practice of art ...

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Developing a Nursing IQ – Part 1: Characteristics of Critical Thinking: What Critical Thinkers Do, What Critical Thinkers Do Not Do

Description: This independent study has been developed to provide nurses with an overview and introduction the characteristics of critical thinking. Outcome: The nurse will be able to identify universal intellectual standards ...

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Developing a Nursing IQ – Part 2: The Expertise of Nursing Process

Description: This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand the critical thinking in the nursing process. Outcome: Enhance the ability to interpret the various levels of the cognitive ...

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Developing a Nursing IQ – Part 4: Creativity and Critical Thinking

Description: This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand different types of intelligence, creativity and critical thinking. OUTCOME: The learner will apply their knowledge to develop and nurture ...

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Developing a Nursing IQ – Part 5: Practical Intelligence: Surviving in the Real World

DESCRIPTION: This independent study was developed to help nurses to better understand practical intelligence. OUTCOME: The nurse will be able to recognize components of successful intelligence as well as be able to ...

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Doc “Q” umentation in Nursing: Recording for Quality Client Care

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed for nurses who wish to increase understanding documentation and Ohio nursing laws. OUTCOME Identify Ohio Board of Nursing rules related to documentation. Relate documentation activities to quality ...

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Fundamentals of Mentoring

DESCRIPTION: This video has been developed to give nurses a better understanding on how to become a mentor and the strategies involved in developing a mentoring relationship. OUTCOME: The learner’s knowledge ...

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Gone Fishin’ — Trolling for Strategies to Keep Up-to-Date on Nursing Law and Rules

DESCRIPTION: This study has been designed to enhance the nurse’s ability to find information to stay up-to-date on Ohio nursing law and rules. OUTCOME: This independent study has been designed to enhance ...

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Heart Failure: A New Look at an Old Problem

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand the stages of heart failure and nursing care. OUTCOME The nurse will apply their knowledge when discussing heart failure with patients. 2.5 ...

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Influenza Pandemic and Other Bugs

DESCRIPTION This study was developed so that the nurse will better understand influenza – complications, vaccines, medication, methods to prevent; nursing care for patients and dealing with a pandemic. OUTCOME The nurse will ...

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Interpreting Common Lab Values

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to enhance the ability to interpret four common lab tests. OUTCOME Enhance the ability to interpret four common lab tests as well as blood gas finding. 1.05 ...

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Interprofessional Collaboration: The IOM Report and More

This independent study has been developed to enhance knowledge regarding why interprofessional collaboration is essential and how nurses can be involved in improving patient care. 1.25 contact hours will be awarded ...

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Multiple Sclerosis: A Multi-faceted Disease

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to help nurses understand multiple sclerosis. OUTCOME Enhance nurses’ understanding of multiple sclerosis. 1.3 contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of this independent study. This independent ...

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Nursing Law and Rules in Ohio: An Overview

DESCRIPTION: This independent study has been developed for nurses who wish to learn more about nursing law and rules in Ohio. The study was designed to be utilized with both ...

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Nursing Process and Clinical Judgment: Ohio Board of Nursing Law and Rules

DESCRIPTION The Ohio Board of Nursing operates under Chapter 4723 of the Ohio Revised Code (4723 ORC), which provides the law regulating the practice of nursing in Ohio. The law specifies ...

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Obesity

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to enhance knowledge about the issues surrounding obesity. OUTCOME The learner will apply their knowledge regarding obesity when discussing the topic with their patients. 1.6 contact hours ...

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Ohio Nursing Law: The Basics That Every Nurse Needs to Know

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed for nurses who are new to Ohio and who must complete two contact hours of continuing education on Ohio Law and rules in order ...

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Radon: A Public Health Risk

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to enhance knowledge about the issues surrounding radon. OUTCOME Discuss the impact of radon on the public health. INDEPENDENT STUDY 1.0 contact hour will be awarded for successful ...

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Running on Empty: Compassion Fatigue in Nurses and Non-Professional Caregivers

DESCRIPTION: This independent study has been developed to help nurses better recognize compassion fatigue in nurses and non-professional caregivers and how to manage it. OUTCOME: The nurse will be able to ...

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Screening and Intervening with Suicidal Patients – Help for the Non-Psychiatric Nurse

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed for nurses to enhance understanding of how to screen and intervene with the suicidal patient. OUTCOME Describe personal issues that can impact nurses caring for suicidal ...

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The ABCs of Effective Advocacy: Attention, Bipartisanship & Collaboration

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been designed to enhance nurse’s ability to increase their knowledge about why and how to become politically active. OUTCOME Discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Describe ...

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The Ethics of Caring

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand about ethical decision making including Ohio Nursing law and rules. OUTCOME The nurse will apply their knowledge when dealing with ethical ...

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The Highs and Lows of Thyroid Diseases

DESCRIPTION: This independent study has been developed for nurses to better understand thyroid diseases and related nursing implications. OUTCOMES: Identify signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Identify nursing implications in caring for a ...

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The Next Disaster: Are You As A Nurse Prepared?

DESCRIPTION  This course has been developed to give nurses a better understanding of how to handle disaster situations in both the nurse’s personal, as well as professional life. OUTCOMES The nurse will have ...

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The Powers That Be: Understanding Powers of Attorney, Conservators, Guardianships and More

DESCRIPTION While legal entities such as power of attorney, conservators, guardians and the like are not generally in the repertoire of nurses, we do encounter these entities every day in practice.  ...

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The Scopes of Practice for Ohio RNs and LPNs

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to help nurses who wish to learn more about the different scopes of practice of RNs and LPNs. OUTCOME Identify at least three differences between the ...

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Traumatic Brain Injury

DESCRIPTION This independent study has been developed to provide nurses with an overview and introduction to traumatic brain injuries and the sequelae. OUTCOME To provide nurses with an overview and introduction of traumatic ...

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Understanding Human Trafficking in the Nursing Sector

DESCRIPTION: Human trafficking accounts for the largest portion of victims and profits in the ever-present tragedy of human trafficking. Human trafficking is more commonly referred to as Modern Day Slavery because ...

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Whose Job Is It, Anyway? The Nurse’s Role in Advocacy and Accountability

This independent study has been developed for nurses who wish to increase understanding about the nurse’s role in advocacy and accountability. 1.2 contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of ...

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